Two members of Egyptian security forces killed in crackdown on protest camp

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Posted: Aug 14, 2013 2:48 AM
Two members of Egyptian security forces killed in crackdown on protest camp

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two members of Egypt's security forces were shot dead on Wednesday while breaking up a Cairo protest camp that has been demanding the reinstatement of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, the state news agency reported.

The Interior Ministry announced the "martyrdom" of an officer and a conscript, MENA news agency said.

(Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Jon Boyle)